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Parliamentary Secretary Casey and MP Finnigan visit scientists at work on the Miramichi River

Moncton, New Brunswick — Yesterday, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey and Member of Parliament for Miramichi—Grand Lake, Pat Finnigan traveled to the Miramichi River to observe Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s technicians and collaborators from local non-profit organizations carry out a daily check of a fish trap on the river. Every day, fish are removed, identified, measured, tagged and released as part of a decades-long study of population trends of Atlantic Salmon and Striped Bass in the Miramichi River. Fishery science activities have been ongoing  since 1971 on the Miramichi River as part of Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Atlantic Salmon population monitoring activities.

Source : Government of Canada

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